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17 Stars Who Made Social Media Careers Out Of Goofing Around Online

Ready to turn you smart phone pitter-pattering into a social media career? Social media stardom could just be a few tweets away if you’ve got the right stuff. Today we’re celebrating 17 social media celebs who started off as just lowly social screen junkies like us. Do any of these social starlets sound a bit like you? Maybe you’ll be the next big thing (but...I  wouldn’t bet on it. Sorry)....
March 18, 2015
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How to Make a Rocking ‘Contact Us’ Page: 21+ Tips, Tricks, and Examples

Did you know that for many sites, the contact page gets more page views than any other section? It’s true, especially for agencies and contractors. While many sites throw up a contact us page as a quick after-thought, you should be dedicating a lot more time and care to your contact page because, for many brands, it’s the beginning of your relationship with potential customers. Today we’re...
March 11, 2015
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The Ultimate A-Z Marketing Buzzwords Bible

Marketing is a field rife with buzzwords – some are valuable and have merit, while others make us LMAO. We’re covering the A-Z list and scoring the marketing buzzwords on a scale of 1-10, with 1 being the most bearable and 10 being words that desperately need to be sent out to pasture.   Actionable Analytics. For more than just the sake of analytics, “actionable analytics” provides data and...
February 23, 2015
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17 Best Practices for Crazy-Effective Call-To-Action Buttons

What Is A Call-To-Action Button? Call-to-action (CTA) buttons are the buttons you use in your website and on your landing pages to guide users towards your goal conversion. It's the part of the landing page that the user needs to click in order to take the action you want them to take. CTA buttons can vary in style and size depending on your goal conversion and website style. Some common...
February 20, 2015
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8 Blog Topic Generators for Blog Post Idea Inspiration

Is blogger’s block getting you down? Have no fear, blog topic generators are here! Blog topic generators will help kick start your inspiration, ensuring that you continue to generate fresh, enticing, clickable content.  1. HubSpot’s Blog Topic Generator  HubSpot’s Blog Topic Generator has you input three different nouns and dishes back five blog topic ideas that will get those creative juices...
February 12, 2015
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11 Genius Ways to Repurpose Content

Why Should You Repurpose Content? Repurposing content (aka finding new ways to recycle your existing content) has a number of benefits, such as:  Reaching a New Audience. Some users prefer visual infographics over text statistics. Some choose podcasts over ebooks. Reformatting your content for different mediums means appealing to more audiences and extending your reach. Dusting Off Forgotten...
February 03, 2015
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How To Increase Blog Traffic: 5 Easy Steps to Stardom

You've been working hard on your blog, you feel established. Now it's time to get serious about traffic. We're right there with you friend - here are five easy steps you can start taking to increase blog traffic! Hi-Ho Silver! 1. Be Strategic About Your Content If you want to increase blog traffic, the best thing you can do is quite simply create better content. You’ve probably heard this before...
January 27, 2015
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25 Restaurant Marketing Ideas: Tips & Strategies to Win in the Food Business

The competition among restaurants is fierce, and you’ll need to give your all to be successful. We’re helping you out with 25 restaurant marketing ideas and strategies that promise to help you improve your business and get attention from growling stomachs everywhere! 1. Foodie Photos If you’ve ever logged onto Instagram, you’ll understand that food porn is alive and well. Arguably the very best...
January 14, 2015
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7 Spots to Score Free Email Marketing Templates

You want a stellar looking email newsletter, but starting from scratch sure can be tough. Thankfully you don’t have to go at it alone – there are plenty of high-quality, free email marketing templates that can help get you on your way to a classy, customized email newsletter that clients and customers will love! We’re bringing you seven sources of great free email newsletter templates. Which one...
December 19, 2014
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Ultimate Guide to Finding, Customizing, & Using Free Images for Blogs

You already know that visual assets are essential to creating viral blog posts. Those crisp, clear, captivating images draw in your reader and keep them hooked. The truth is that you can’t have a truly great blog post without images. Despite the overwhelming necessity of blog images, writers can often get bogged down by confusing copyright stipulations. Don’t worry though – things are about to...
November 17, 2014
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